Considering purchasing a home in San Ramon or around the Tri-Valley area? Are you a senior citizen looking to buy, rent or potentially lease a new property? Here are some of the top home buying mistakes that seniors can make when considering purchasing a new property, home or condominium. [Read more…]
I’ve heard it go back and forth for years that open houses are great idea and then they’re a terrible idea. Whatever the case may be, if you want to have a successful open house there are some things that need to happen first. An open house can open the doors to potential buyers though you’ll have a lot of nosy neighbors and people just browsing the neighborhood. However, an open house can be one of the very first steps a homeowner takes when trying to get more exposure on a property. [Read more…]
Iron Oak is the newest luxury subdivision of Alamo Creek in Danville California. Built by Toll Brothers, these luxury homes are off Camino Tassajara with close access to the Alamo Creek Clubhouse and the Creekside Elementary School. [Read more…]
Whether you are planning on selling your property or just looking for a fresh look without a major remodel, doing small things that help update the look and feel of your kitchen is one of the best ways to improve the home. We’re seeing a lot of new construction around the Tri-Valley area and buyers are looking for updated, renovated, or upgraded materials. If you’re looking to put a little bit of elbow grease and possibly a little money into your kitchen, you can do some upgrades without breaking the budget with a full remodel. Here are six kitchen upgrades that you can do without a full remodel. [Read more…]
Sage is the latest collection of townhomes at Sage in Livermore. This is one of the largest developments in Livermore with dozens of new homes, recreation, and open space just north of the freeway. There are 4 distinct subdivisions in Sage: Balance, Harmony, Synergy, and Tranquility. From single family homes to townhouses, there’s something for everyone in all price ranges in Sage.
Sage has been very popular since it’s successful opening in 2016. Built by Shea Homes, these properties have received six awards from the Building Industry Association and the facilities and amenities are unparalleled [Read more…]
It seems there’s a new scam that pops up almost every day. Whether it’s someone calling about the viruses on your computer, is to your Microsoft account, or wanting you to send money to Nigeria, there will always be someone out there looking to scam you. It’s important to know what’s going on so that you can prevent it from happening to you. [Read more…]
A buyer’s agent is that unknown entity that most first time buyers don’t even know about. Most people head out into the real estate world, scared and uninformed. A buyer’s agent is exactly that; an agent for the buyer.
When a homeowner lists their home they call on the knowledge of a listing agent. This agent draws up a contract to sell the property. The listing agent markets the property and can even bring the buyer. BUT a buyer’s agent is only for the buyer and represents the buyer’s side throughout the process, not the seller. [Read more…]
Well, we said goodbye to Thanksgiving 2017 and I’m super excited for the holiday season. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or none of the above, there’s always some fun winter and holiday events that you can partake in around San Ramon. Here are just some of our favorites. [Read more…]
It’s getting to be that time of the year quickly around the country, for Christmas trees are going up, holiday shopping begins, and we map out our Black Friday plan of action. Between Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, there could be a lot of packages being delivered to doorsteps between now and Christmas. Don’t become a victim of holiday theft. It can be so easy for packages to just disappear off of your front steps costing you money, time, and causing stress. Here are some easy ways to prevent package thefts this holiday season. [Read more…]
When looking for a house to buy you’re probably not in the market for something that looks like it’s ready to fall down, but, are you passing up a virtual goldmine? Think of it this way, instead of shopping for a dream home, maybe you should be out looking for a dream a discount. [Read more…]